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Hematoma post hysterectomy incision?

Hematoma post hysterectomy incision?

What's the question?: Yes it's possible to get a hematoma in a hysterectomy incision. If it's not enlarging, we usually leave it alone. It will "tamponade" itself off and stop growing, then slowly resorb. If it's enlarging, the incision would be opened and explored to tie off the bleeding vessel. ...Read more

Dr. Ana Adelstein
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Hematoma (Definition)

A condition in which there has been bleeding between the scalp and the skull, and the blood is trapped under the scalp, forming a blood-filled bulge. Can usually ...Read more


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Can you still have a hematoma after one year after total hysterectomy?

Can  you still have a hematoma after one year after total hysterectomy?

Not likely: One yr after hysterectomy a hematoma should have resolved, but may have formed into a cyst. There may also form scar tissue. Rarely an abscess will form. All of these can be the source of continued pain. An ultrasound is probably the best and easiest and cheapest way to visualize, although it probably would not "see" scar tissue or adhesions. ...Read more

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What could cause a cuff hematoma, cellulitus, abcess after a hysterectomy?

What could cause a cuff hematoma, cellulitus, abcess after a hysterectomy?

Blood + bacteria: These are among the most common complications after hysterectomy. Cellulitis probably occurs (mild) after most hysterectomies. Abscess is reported at +/-5% of cases, but most see it less frequently in the real world. Usually no avoidable cause is found (other than avoiding surgery). Most important is prompt diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more

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I have a uterine cavity 4cm hematoma since vag hysterectomy 8 weeks ago. It keeps getting infected and i end up on IV abx. What can be done?

Antibiotics or surge: At this point, it would be continued antibiotics, or surgery to evacuate the hematoma. A lot of surgeons would hesitate to reoperate if this can be taken care of by medications. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of hot&cold flashes after a complete hysterectomy?

What can I do to get rid of hot&cold flashes after a complete hysterectomy?

Estrogen, antidepres: Low dose estrogen, taken for a short while, is very safe and effective. If you can't take estrogen due to a medical problem, low dose antidepressants are often very helpful. ...Read more

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Iam having hot & cold flashes after complete hysterectomy please help me get rid of them?

Iam having hot & cold flashes after complete hysterectomy please help me get rid of them?

Hormone replacement: Hormone replacement therapy (hrt) is sometimes needed for women who have their ovaries removed during hysterectomy. Once the primary source of estrogen (ovaries) is removed from the body, many women experience hot flashes. Hrt can be given in the form of pills or patches. Discuss these options with your doctor. ...Read more

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Young and have the option to get a hysterectomy to get rid of hassles from bleeding. Thoughts?

Young and have the option to get a hysterectomy to get rid of hassles from bleeding. Thoughts?

How young?: An ablation is probably a better answer, can be done in the office, back to work in 24-48 hours. No major organs removed and low risk profile. If you have a hysterectomy you should see someone that does them vaginally or at least laparoscopic. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of this foul odor i have after my hysterectomy?

See your doctor: Foul smelling vaginal discharge usually means infection. The most common is bacterial vaginosis, i.e. overgrowth of vaginal bacteria. However, a post-operative infection also is possible, especially if your hysterectomy was done through the vagina. Contact the doctor who did the hysterectomy ASAP. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have excessive queefing after davinci hysterectomy? How to stop? Prevent?

Is it normal to have excessive queefing after davinci hysterectomy? How to stop? Prevent?

Queefing: First and foremost, queefing is totally normal and is definitely not farting out of your vagina. It's not even air coming from inside your body, it just means air from outside got into your vagina and is being pushed back out. There is not enough time or space to explain further here. If you need to discuss it further, see your surgeon or I invite you to a virtual consult. Dr G ...Read more

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Hysterectomy (Definition)

The entire uterus (womb), cervix, the part protruding into the vagina, and ...Read more